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Hamilton edges teammate Alonso, wins U.S. Grand Prix

Updated: June 18, 2007, 12:42 AM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Lewis Hamilton is as surprised as anybody by his sensational start in Formula One.

The 22-year-old Englishman fought off a couple of challenges from Mercedes McLaren teammate and two-time world champion Fernando Alonso on Sunday to win the U.S. Grand Prix, the second straight victory for the first black driver in F1's 61-year history.

"Coming into the season, being realistic, I never expected anything like this, but I hoped to do well,'' Hamilton ...

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